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Dowry – And you thought it only happened in India

In an exclusive interview with G’day India, Tanul Thakur, the founder of DowryCalculator.com, a website that became a rage with Indian netizens, shares his reasons behind starting the site, and more. Why did you set up dowrycalculator.com?  I used to be repelled by the system of dowry, and I had always wanted to comment on

Serving Up The Spices Of Gujarat On A Thali

Tucked in a corner at East Malvern, Gujju’s Cafe is a small non-descript eating joint. But the cafe’s ethnically Gujarati flavoured food has earned it patrons including the likes of Masterchef judge Matt Preston. In fact, Preston has paid a tribute of the daal at Gujju’s Cafe. “Forget that bland sludge in bad vego places;

A Bollywood Rishta!

Millions of women around the world go to bed every night dreaming that the handsome actor from their favourite daytime TV show or movie will come find them one day and sweep them off their feet. For most of those millions, their dream remains just that, a figment of their lustful imagination. Sherryl Wiltshire just

Soma Sisters Bring Vitality and Art Through Bharatnatyam

In 2003, three young sisters staged their debut performance of Bharatnatyam, called the Arangetram, at the Besan Centre, Mount Scopus Memorial College in Melbourne. They were met with a standing ovation and awarded the Natya Kala that year for best overall performance. Eight years later, the Soma sisters – Deena, Janessa and Jaya – are